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Carnival is sending a second, bigger ship to Alaska

Article-Carnival is sending a second, bigger ship to Alaska

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Carnival Miracle will sail 10- and 11-day Alaska cruises from San Francisco beginning in May 2021
Carnival Cruise Line will increase its presence in Alaska, deploying Carnival Freedom from Seattle beginning in April 2021.

The ship will operate Carnival’s weeklong ‘Glacier Route’ voyages, joining Carnival Miracle which will sail 10- and 11-day Alaska cruises from San Francisco beginning in May 2021.

Tracy Arm Fjord

Carnival Freedom will operate 21 Alaska cruises from the Port of Seattle April 27 to Sept. 22, departing every Tuesday. Ports include Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, as well as Victoria, BC, along with scenic cruising of Tracy Arm Fjord. There’s also an eight-day cruise featuring Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Victoria and Tracy Arm Fjord cruising.

Prior to its Alaska program, Carnival Freedom will operate a 17-day ‘Carnival Journeys’ Panama Canal cruise from Galveston to Seattle April 10-27, with stops in Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico.

Following its summer in Alaska, Carnival Freedom will reposition from Seattle to Fort Lauderdale with a 17-day ‘Carnival Journeys’ Panama Canal sailing Sept. 22-Oct. 9, calling in Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico before launching a winter schedule of six- and eight-day eastern and southern Caribbean cruises beginning Oct. 9, 2021.

Carnival Miracle from San Francisco

Carnival Miracle, which launches Carnival’s first service from San Francisco in March 2020, will return to San Francisco in 2021 for a summer of 10- and 11-day Alaska cruises. Ten-day sailings call at Juneau, Skagway and Icy Strait Point or Ketchikan, Victoria and offer scenic cruising of Tracy Arm. The 11-day cruises stop at both Icy Strait Point and Ketchikan.

The ship will also operate a series of 16-day ‘Carnival Journeys’ Hawaii cruises. The program also includes four-day ‘long weekend’ cruises to Ensenada.

And San Diego

Carnival Miracle will also sail from San Diego in 2021-22 offering two- to six-day voyages visiting a variety of destinations in Mexico and Baja California, including Ensenada, Catalina Island and Cabo San Lucas, as well as series of 15-day ‘Carnival Journeys’ cruises to Hawaii. Carnival Miracle’s San Diego-based schedule runs from Oct. 3, 2021 to April 18, 2022.